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    Hollande, Merkel urge more EU anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Hollande, Merkel urge more EU anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    German and French leaders call for the extension of Eu’s anti-Russia sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Germany, France Back Extending Sanctions against Russia
    Dec13

    Germany, France Back Extending Sanctions against Russia

    The leaders of Germany and France say European Union sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine will need to be extended.German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Tuesday that the implementation of last year’s Minsk peace accord in eastern Ukraine is “very… …read more Source:...

    Savchenko Rejects Criticism For Meeting With Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders
    Dec13

    Savchenko Rejects Criticism For Meeting With Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko says she will continue her efforts to free Ukrainians held captive by Russia-backed separatists despite any fallout from her recent meeting with separatist leaders in Minsk, Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel, Hollande back extended Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande back extended Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Merkel said that given grave shortcomings in the Ukraine peace process, which has been marred by regular ceasefire violations, “it will be necessary to extend sanctions against Russia once more”. …read more Source: World...

    Europe in revolt
    Dec13

    Europe in revolt

    Marine Le Pen, leader of the Front National, addresses a Paris crowd. The poster depicts Joan of Arc and says: “No to Brussels, yes to France” ©Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty Images From the timeless cafés of Vienna, or from the trendy bars of Berlin and Amsterdam, it is easy to dismiss Brexit as a curiously British affair. Did Winston Churchill not...

    It’s official: Donald Trump taps Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state
    Dec13

    It’s official: Donald Trump taps Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state

    President-elect Donald Trump announced early Tuesday that he has officially nominated Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state in his administration. In a statement released by Trump’s transition team Tuesday, the president-elect praised Tillerson as “the embodiment of the American dream.” “Through hard work, dedication and...

    Merkel: Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended
    Dec13

    Merkel: Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday the EU should extend sanctions against Russia because of a lack of progress in eastern Ukraine and Moscow’s disregard of the ceasefire. EU sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy such as finance and energy were first imposed in July 2014 after Russia’s military action in...

    Ukraine: Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over country
    Dec13

    Ukraine: Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over country

    "There appears to be consensus," said this official, adding that a formal deal to prolong sanctions could be clinched in January. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss...

    Merkel, Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The leaders of France and Germany, speaking two days before an EU summit which will discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, said they want to extend sanctions against Russia due to a lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Merkel wants to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel wants to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss the issue. …read more Source: The Local...